Mark Loewenstern

Mark Loewenstern

Mark Loewenstern is a four-time finalist for the Heideman Award and a winner of the Samuel French OOB Festival among others. Plays: Near Nellie Bly (O’Neill semi-finalist), Parish Dunkeld, Carnality, One is the Road, The Bloomingdale Road, The Slightly Exaggerated True Story of "Civic Virtue," The Nastiest Drink in the World, Grandmother’s House. Films: 6 Love Stories (w. Alicia Witt), Holiday Rumble...
Mark Loewenstern is a four-time finalist for the Heideman Award and a winner of the Samuel French OOB Festival among others. Plays: Near Nellie Bly (O’Neill semi-finalist), Parish Dunkeld, Carnality, One is the Road, The Bloomingdale Road, The Slightly Exaggerated True Story of "Civic Virtue," The Nastiest Drink in the World, Grandmother’s House. Films: 6 Love Stories (w. Alicia Witt), Holiday Rumble, 26 Months After Katrina. Currently working on a commissioned play for California Stage Company about real-life 59-year old female serial killer Dorothea Puente. Dramatists Guild member #516. Email him at goodyarn@hotmail.com.

Plays

  • One is the Road
    Our protagonist drives home from vacation with his wife. He relates to us the 7 things he is thinking and doing moment-to-moment over the course of a crucial five minutes in his life.
  • SYATP
    Written for Code Red Playwrights: Enough / Volume #4

    A monologue inspired by the shooting at Wedgwood Baptist Church, September 1999.

  • Parish Dunkeld
    In rural Scotland in 1793, a small parish believes it is safe from the revolutions shaking the world. But when a well-intentioned man of reason arrives, bringing violent upheaval, the people of Parish Dunkeld must fight their way back from the brink.

    "It is a thinking person's art, not just an evening's entertainment." PGN
  • Near Nellie Bly
    (O'Neill Semi-Finalist)
    Nellie Bly, aspiring daredevil reporter, went undercover in an insane asylum on Blackwell's Island (now Roosevelt Island) in New York City, 1887. There she befriended a patient named Anne Neville. After 10 days, Nellie was released. Anne stayed. This play tells the above story from Anne Neville’s perspective.
  • Carnality
    When your head wants one thing and the rest of you wants something else.